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Question: During the past 4 weeks how often have you felt unhappy and depressed?
Choices: "Never" "Rarely" "Sometimes" "Often" "Very often"
Data: % of "Sometimes" "Often" "Very often"
Period:
Area:
21 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Australia42.8%
2 United Kingdom41.3%
3 Israel36.9%
4 Lithuania35.2%
5 Sweden34.0%
6 Finland33.4%
7 France33.3%
8 Hungary32.3%
9 United States29.6%
10 Czech Republic29.2%
11 New Zealand28.6%
12 Japan 28.4%
13 Iceland28.1%
14 Spain26.9%
15 Slovakia25.9%
16 Denmark22.4%
17 Switzerland21.7%
18 Germany21.1%
19 Mexico19.7%
20 Austria19.3%
21 Slovenia14.8%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 17 countries.

Source
ISSP 2017

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data21
Regression equation
Y = 0.917590 X +6.652
Correlation coefficient (r)0.139
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.019

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data21
Regression equation
Y = 23933.050541 X +39313.285
Correlation coefficient (r)0.082
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.007

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data21
Regression equation
Y = 7.243825 X +78.032
Correlation coefficient (r)0.135
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.018

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data21
Regression equation
Y = 0.986473 X +1.382
Correlation coefficient (r)0.205
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.042

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data21
Regression equation
Y = 5.839427 X +8.714
Correlation coefficient (r)0.121
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.015